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Since the first surf explorers in the '60s discovered the great pointbreak potential of El Salvador the country has gone through a tumultuous time - a brutal army-led civil war followed by economic devastation and violent social unrest. Things have improved dramatically, surfers are returning, often using the services and experience of a local surf operator, which seems the best way to enjoy the unreal density of quality pointbreaks and avoid many problems.© 2014 Fitzpatrick/SurfCaribe.com/Low Pressure
Kepa finds himself in a land of perpetual dancing and broad smiles.
Pick a solid swell, make the treacherous paddle, avoid the fang-like rocks on the inside, and you could score some of the longest rights of your life.
If Jack Kerouac surfed he would have chewed his beatnik leg off to get on this trip. Desert Point to Shipstern and everything in between.
Not all winter is cold, even if the country is in danger of washing away there will be surfers lapping up the storms
Those two imposters, triumph and disaster, go hand in hand in the sport of bodyboarding, especially for those hellmen who push the boundaries of what is surfable.